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January 2019 Round-Up

Some really nice reads in the first month of 2019! Seanan McGuire Every Heart a Doorway and Down Among the Sticks and Bones I loved these first two in McGuire’s series about the children who come back from Fairyland and are unable to go back – … Continue reading

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Annual Round Up: 2018

Three years of recording my reads! It looks so satisfying. Some Numbers I did not, regretfully, hit my goal of 150 books this year – I really tried, but came in at 148, 2 books short. To reframe: I read 148 books this … Continue reading

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Mid-December 2018 Round Up

7 books so far in December, and 12 to go if I’m to reach my 150 goal in 2018! There are basically 12 days left in the month, so if I read a book a day, I can do it (haha). We’ll … Continue reading

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November 2018 Round-Up

11 books altogether in November, which is pretty good, given it was exam season (for my students and for me! I took and passed (found out yesterday!) a piano exam, for which I was practising fairly hard). Total Expenses in … Continue reading

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November 2018: mid-month round-up

I have read 8 books so far in November, and am barrelling through a 9th (Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls, a re-telling of the Iliad through the POV of Queen Briseis – caveat: I’m not very well-versed on the events of the Odyssey … Continue reading

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Belated October 2018 Round-Up

Quickest numbers post since I’m so late on this! Number of books read in October: 13 Number of books left to reach 150 goal for 2018: 30 Amount of money spent on books in October: BND286.1 (Amazon UK and Kinokuniya … Continue reading

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October Mid-month Round-Up 2018

Mid-way through October, with 2.5 months left to 2018. Definitely ready for a break (from 2018? From the semester? From writing and reading and washing and repeating? Who knows). 7 books  so far in October. Of note: Ling Ma Severance Zombie novel, but … Continue reading

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